|Inscriptions from the Q’uran
loosely translate to “God
is the only winner”.
|Water features dominate the
Alhambra. Moors found the sound
of running water soothing.
|A small corner of the magnificent gardens.
Alhambra is known as “a pearl set in emeralds”,
referring to all the marble surrounded by gardens.
|Dutch artist M.C. Escher studied the tile work
at Alhambra in the 1920’s as inspiration.
|Many sultans added onto the Alhambra over
centuries, always with the same theme:
“Paradise on Earth”